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Hjorleifshofoi, Vik

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#6 of 7 in Nature in Vik
Geologic Formation · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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Hjörleifshöfði (Icelandic: [ˈçœrˌleifsˌhœvðɪ]) is a 221 m (725 ft)-high inselberg in southern Iceland. It consists of palagonite. The mountain is located on the Mýrdalssandur outwash plain about 15 km (9.3 mi) east of Vík í Mýrdal, and was an island in the Atlantic Ocean.
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  • I came across this location on TripAdvisor while planning our trip. It's easy to access and worth your time to see. Look for the Hjorleifshofoi attraction sign (the sight came up in our GPS... 
    I came across this location on TripAdvisor while planning our trip. It's easy to access and worth your time to see. Look for the Hjorleifshofoi attraction sign (the sight came up in our GPS...  more »
  • We did half the long hike up the mountain, but as it was late already and extremely windy up there we headed back, but oh my.. The scenery up there is really breathtaking. There's some historical... 
    We did half the long hike up the mountain, but as it was late already and extremely windy up there we headed back, but oh my.. The scenery up there is really breathtaking. There's some historical...  more »
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  • Hike is too long. not worth it
  • Beautiful and quiet hike on the water with some nice views, some close up visits with sheep, and a cool grave site with some history behind it. The Yoda Cave was not as cool to us and is kind of separate from the main hike path.

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